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Losing Pets! – (Part 2 – Rebecca)

I don’t know if I’ve ever respected an animal more than I have Rebecca. Rebecca and her sister, Rachel, came to the farm as puppies with a specific purpose: protect our livestock. Purebred Great Pyrenees, they were in the Livestock Guardian Dog category.  Our farm had grown to include a large assortment of animals and birds of different ages.  Predators, especially coyotes but also foxes and wolves, were an inevitable problem.  After researching the subject, we concluded that our best defense was to fight canine with canine.…

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